Two of the seven people who spoke during the public comment session at last week’s US-275 expressway meeting in Scribner had concerns about traffic safety on that highway as it passes through West Point, two had concerns about flooding of farmland and other property south of West Point, and one simply expressed his frustration that construction still hasn’t happened.

Lyle Soenksen and Joyce Wimmer, both of West Point, spoke about the number and speed of vehicles currently driving through West Point and shared concerns about what will happen once US-275 becomes a four-lane highway leading into the city from both north and south.

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